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Napoli: Churches and Mysteries of the Historic Center Tour

Product ID: 153357
Discover the mysteries of the historic center of Naples: from the Gesù Nuovo Church to the Cathedral of San Gennaro. Admire the Gothic Basilica of Santa Chiara and the Veiled Christ inside the Chapel of San Severo.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a walk through Naples and learn about its history
  • Visit the most beautiful churches in Naples
  • See the cathedral and the miracle of the blood of San Gennaro
  • Visit the chapel of San Severo with the Veiled Christ and the anatomical machines
  • Discover San Gregorio Armeno and the artisan workshops of the Neapolitan nativity scenes
Full description
Begin your 3.5-hour guided tour in Piazza del Gesù, where you will get to see a very mysterious Baroque masterpiece, the Church of Gesù Nuovo. 

Later head out to one of the city's most characteristic streets, Spaccanapoli, where the Santa Chiara Basilica stands in it's Gothic splendor. Down the street you will run into Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, where you will also find an obelisk and the monastery where St. Thomas Aquinas lived. Around the corner you will be able to visit the Veiled Christ and the Anatomical Machines in the Sansevero Chapel.

The tour will end at the San Gennaro Cathedral, a monumental masterpiece holding the most famous Neapolitan mystery in the world: the cruet containing the miraculous preserved blood of Saint Gennaro. Your tour guide will show you other beautiful squares and historic streets and will tell interesting facts and history about the city.

Be sure to enjoy a Neapolitan coffee, taste a babà, and buy a little red horn for good luck.
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Admission ticket for the Santa Chiara cloister
  • Admission to the Museum of Cappella San Severo
  • Neapolitan coffee and baba
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Admission to other museums

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Meeting point

Piazza del Gesù

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Morning and afternoon departures are available; departure in the morning 9:30 AM, in the afternoon 3:00 PM. Tour duration is 3.5 hours.
• Tour takes place every day except on Tuesday
• Guide service is provided in Italian and English (other languages are available on request)
• Tickets must be booked 48 hours prior to departure

From £151.47 Per group up to 3

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 8 reviews

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    3.6 / 5
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    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
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unique experience of its kind! to do absolutely, the guide Miss Francesca excellent for the preparation and patience shown.

December 18, 2019

Fantastic! The guide Francesca was the highlight of our visit!

Fantastic! The guide Francesca was the highlight of our visit! We got to know the beautiful city of Naples in depth!

May 14, 2019

almost everything perfect, except that it is not said before that for the visit to the San Severo Chapel, Cristo Velato, there is no skip the line, in fact we queued for about an hour and a half, and thanks, however, to our guide Andrea , who still communicated with someone on the phone, managed to get us to visit almost everything that was included in the package. Expert and prepared guide, I would say excellent, excellent skip the line for the entrance to the monastery of Santa Chiara, considering the immense rows in the period. However, even if I queued for the chapel, I still recommend the tour through this site, for the perfect organization of emails and phone calls to help us with everything. It is worth it.

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April 29, 2019

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Product ID: 153357